Principal / Sr Principal Engineer Mfg at Northrop Grumman (Salt Lake City, UT)

| Salt Lake City, UT
Sorry, this job was removed at 5:06 p.m. (CST) on Saturday, July 2, 2022
Find out who's hiring in Salt Lake City, UT.
See all Developer + Engineer jobs in Salt Lake City, UT
Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Principal / Sr. Principal Manufacturing Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Salt Lake City, Utah. As a member of the LN-200 engineering team, you will support manufacturing operations to produce precision, high-quality, fiber optic gyroscope based, inertial measurement systems.

Manufacturing Engineering roles and responsibilities include the following:
  • Frequent interaction with production operators to understand and troubleshoot manufacturing issues or gather inputs on process improvement suggestions
  • Creating process flow diagrams and defining the sequence of operations for build instructions
  • Leading investigations of production issues to determine root causes and coordinate cross-functional team actions to address material deficiencies, equipment malfunctions and assembly process errors
  • Providing manufacturing representation and technical inputs for supplier capability assessments
  • Assessing return on investment and developing and improving manufacturing processes
  • Utilizing statistical process control and data driven methods to guide process, yield, and cost improvements
  • Performing critical evaluations of new designs and influencing design and materials engineering decisions to ensure manufacturability

This requisition may be filled at either the Principal or Sr. Principal Manufacturing Engineer (ME) level.

This position may be filled at a higher grade based on the qualifications below.

Typical Minimum Education / Experience Principal Manufacturing Engineer: 5 Years with Bachelor of Science; 3 with Masters; 0 Years with PhD Degree in engineering or other STEM related discipline

Typical Minimum Education / Experience Sr. Principal Manufacturing Engineer: 9 Years with Bachelor of Science; 7 with Masters; 4 Years with PhD Degree in engineering or other STEM related discipline

Basic Qualifications for both levels:
  • Experience working in a technical or manufacturing related field
  • Able to read and understand engineering drawings, specifications, and parts lists
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, MS-Project)
  • Able to collaborate in a team environment and negotiate and integrate different viewpoints
  • Able to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result
  • Able to prioritize multiple responsibilities and/or accomplish them simultaneously
  • US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications for both levels:
  • Experience providing direct engineering support for electro-mechanical assembly equipment and processes
  • Experience working in a highly regulated industry with strict customer/process requirements
  • Experience in defense or related industry
  • SAP experience
  • Lean/6-sigma training
  • Solid modeling design skills
  • Strong project management skills (work breakdown, task planning, scheduling, performance-to-plan tracking)


Salary Range: $79,700.00 - $119,500.00Salary Range 2: $98,700.00 - $148,100.00

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to basepay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives.In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO)for vacation and/orpersonal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
More Information on Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Falls Church, VA, Linthicum Heights, MD and San Diego, CA. Northrop Grumman was founded in 2022. It has 85636 total employees. To see all 89 open jobs at Northrop Grumman, click here.
Read Full Job Description
Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Similar Jobs

Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Save jobView Northrop Grumman's full profileFind similar jobs